Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson may be suspended for 11 games, but he must meet one requirement to be reinstated to the NFL.
Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson, who faced multiple allegations of sexual abuse and assault, has been suspended
After appealing the initial six-game suspension, the NFL revealed that Watson is now suspended for 11 games in addition to being fined $5 million.
NFL executive Adam Schefter, Watson must meet evaluation and treatment recommendations from an independent behavioral expert.
Deshaun Watson's reinstatement comes with one requirement
Initially, disciplinarian and former referee Sue Robinson ruled that Watson should be suspended for six matches,
but did not include a fine in her final decision. The NFL appealed the decision shortly thereafter, with former New Jersey Attorney General Peter Harvey in charge of the appeal decision
Watson faced criminal and civil lawsuits stemming from allegations made by women who alleged that Watson committed sexual assault and misconduct during massages.
The criminal charges were dropped, while he reached settlements on 23 of the 24 civil charges.
During the press conference,